Office of the Dean

Humanities Division


McWilliamNeil McWilliam
Dean of the Humanities

While Humanities Dean Gennifer Weisenfeld is on a one-year leave, Neil McWilliam, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, is serving as the humanities dean.

McWilliam received his D.Phil and BA from University of Oxford. He served as interim chair for AAHVS from 2017-2018 and was a director of undergraduate studies for three years prior. His research focuses on the visual culture of 19th- and early 20th-century France, and particularly on public sculpture, the Academy, art criticism, and the interrelationship between aesthetics and political ideologies during the period.

Phone: (919) 684-6811
Fax: (919) 668-2729

Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Duke University
102 Allen Building
Box 90029
Durham North Carolina 27708-0029

Mary Nettleton
Staff Assistant to the Dean of Humanities
Phone: (919) 684-6811
Fax: (919) 668-2729